Mitchell P. Rales, Chairman

Mr. Rales is a co-founder of Colfax and has served as a director of Colfax since its founding in 1995. He is currently the Chairman of the Colfax board of directors and will serve as the Chairman of the ESAB and Enovis boards following the Separation. Mr. Rales is a co-founder and has served as a member of the board of directors of Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology company, since 1983, served as Chairman of Danaher’s Executive Committee since 1984, and served as a member of the board of directors of Fortive Corporation, a diversified industrial growth company that was spun off from Danaher in 2016, from 2016 to June 2021. He has been a principal in a number of private business entities with interests in manufacturing companies and publicly traded securities for over 25 years.

Shyam P. Kambeyanda, President, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kambeyanda has been Executive Vice President of Colfax since December 2019 and President and Chief Executive Officer of ESAB since May 2016. As the leader of ESAB, Mr. Kambeyanda has overseen the growth of the fabrication technology business, expanding ESAB’s global operations, improving financial performance and driving the Colfax Business System (CBS) throughout the business. Prior to joining Colfax, Mr. Kambeyanda spent over twenty years at Eaton Corporation, most recently as the President Americas for Eaton Corporation’s Hydraulics Group. At Eaton he served in operating roles across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia during his tenure. Mr. Kambeyanda maintains a keen international perspective on driving growth and improving margins for global businesses.

Patrick W. Allender

Mr. Allender has served as a director of Colfax since May 13, 2008. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Danaher Corporation, where he served from 1987 until his retirement in 2007. Prior to joining Danaher, Mr. Allender was an audit partner with a large international accounting firm. Mr. Allender is a director of Brady Corporation, where he is a member of the audit and corporate governance committees and the chairman of the finance committee. At ESAB, Mr. Allender will serve as the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

Melissa Cummings

Ms. Cummings has been Executive Vice President, Digital and Innovation of Westinghouse Electric Company, a leading energy company, since June 2020, where she is responsible for strategy and execution of research and development, enterprise technology and digital initiatives. Prior to joining Westinghouse, she worked with Signant Healthcare as an executive consultant from December 2019 to June 2020, supporting business profitability, strategic planning, and operational transformation efforts. Ms. Cummings previously served as Senior Vice President of Digital Solutions and Services at Baker Hughes from 2016 to December 2019 and has also held leadership positions with GE and ABB, driving digital and technology solutions for industrial customers around the world.

Christopher M. Hix

Mr. Hix has been Executive Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer of Colfax since December 2019 and prior to such position served as Senior Vice President, Finance, of Colfax since July 2016. Prior to joining Colfax, Mr. Hix was the Chief Financial Officer of OM Group, Inc., a global, publicly-listed diversified industrial company from 2012 until the company’s acquisition in late 2015. Previously, Mr. Hix was the Chief Financial Officer of Robbins & Myers, a diversified industrial company, from 2006 to 2011, a period of significant expansion and business portfolio changes. Prior to that, Mr. Hix spent 13 years in a variety of operating, financial and strategic roles within Roper Industries (now Roper Technologies), a global, diversified industrial and technology company that underwent rapid growth and transitioned from private to public ownership.

Rhonda L. Jordan

Ms. Jordan has served as a director of Colfax since February 17, 2009. She served as President, Global Health & Wellness, and Sustainability for Kraft Foods Inc. until 2012 and in that role led the development of Kraft’s health & wellness and sustainability strategies and plans for the company, including marketing, product development, technology, alliances and acquisitions. Prior to being named President, Health & Wellness in 2010, she was the President of the Cheese and Dairy business unit of Kraft. From 2006 to 2008 she served as the President of the Grocery business unit of Kraft and from 2004 to 2005 she was the Senior Vice President, Global Marketing of Kraft Cheese and Dairy. Ms. Jordan is a director of Ingredion Incorporated, where she is chair of the compensation committee, and the private companies Bush Brothers & Company and G&L Holdings. At ESAB, Ms. Jordan will serve as the Chair of the Compensation and Human Capital Management Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

Robert S. Lutz

Mr. Lutz has been with Danaher Corporation, a global science and technology company, since 2002 and has served as its Senior Vice President, Finance since January 2022 in an advisory role to Danaher’s global finance organization. Prior to this role, Mr. Lutz served as Danaher’s Chief Accounting Officer from March 2003 through December 2021. In that role, Mr. Lutz was responsible for Danaher’s internal and external financial reporting as well as Danaher’s maintenance of internal controls. Prior to being named Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Lutz was Vice President, Audit & Reporting at Danaher from 2002 to March 2003. Prior to joining Danaher, Mr. Lutz held various positions, including partner, for more than 20 years at Arthur Andersen LLP. At ESAB, Mr. Lutz will serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Stephanie M. Phillipps

Ms. Phillipps was a partner at Arnold & Porter, an international law firm, from 1984 until her retirement in 2019. While at Arnold & Porter, Ms. Phillipps advised wireless, cable, satellite, media, and internet service providers on a broad range of transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory issues. She also advised clients on real estate and corporate governance issues. Since January 2021, she has served on the board of directors and nominating and corporate governance committee of Empowerment and Inclusion Capital I Corp., a blank-check company with a mission to acquire a company or a business focused on delivering products, solutions or services that benefit society. Ms. Phillipps also currently serves as a senior advisor to Grain Management LLC, Treasurer and board member of the Clara Elizabeth Jackson Carter Foundation, co-founder and board member of the Harvard Law School Black Alumni Network, board member of The Ellington Fund, and founder and Chief Executive Officer of Genkast LLC. At ESAB, Ms. Phillipps will serve as a member of the Compensation and Human Capital Management Committee of the Board.

Didier Teirlinck

Mr. Teirlinck has served as a director of Colfax since September 18, 2017. He retired from Ingersoll Rand, a diversified industrial manufacturing company, in September 2018. He has been a strategic advisor to the CEO of Ingersoll Rand since 2017, and previously served from November 2013 as executive vice president for Ingersoll Rand’s Climate segment, overseeing climate businesses around the world and enhancing competitive position and market share. After joining Ingersoll Rand in 2005, Mr. Teirlinck served as president of Climate Control in Europe before becoming President of the global Climate Solutions sector in 2009. Before joining Ingersoll Rand, he was President of Volvo Construction Equipment’s Compact Business Line worldwide and was previously general manager of DANISCO Flexible Group for southern Europe.
At ESAB, Mr. Teirlinck will serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Rajiv Vinnakota

Mr. Vinnakota has served as a director of Colfax since May 13, 2008. Since July 2019, he has served as President of the Institute for Citizens & Scholars (formerly the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation), a 75 year-old non-profit organization that has played a significant role in shaping higher education. With an expanded mission, Citizens & Scholars is now rebuilding how society develops U.S. citizens. From 2015 to September 2018, he was an Executive Vice-President at the Aspen Institute, leading a division focused on youth and engagement. Prior to this role, Mr. Vinnakota was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The SEED Foundation, a non-profit educational organization, at which he served from 1997 to 2015. Mr. Vinnakota was the chairman of The SEED Foundation board from 1997 until 2006. Prior to co-founding SEED, Mr. Vinnakota was an associate at Mercer Management Consulting. He was also a trustee of Princeton University from 2004 until 2007 and a member of the Executive Committee of the Princeton University board of directors from 2006 to 2007, and he served as the national chairman of Annual Giving at Princeton from 2007 until 2009. At ESAB, Mr. Vinnakota will serve as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation and Human Capital Management Committee of the Board.